As Disney continues to fine-tune its streaming experience the evolution continues with the launch today of ESPN+ content now accessible for eligible subscribers through Hulu.
As confirmed yesterday by Disney CEO Bob Chapek, sports fans can sign up for ESPN+ directly via Hulu. With nearly 60% of all Hulu subscribers identifying as sports fans, ESPN+ on Hulu gives fans access to thousands of live sports events, original shows and award-winning documentaries.
For $5.99/month (or for those who have The Disney Bundle which includes Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+) eligible subscribers with access to Hulu’s on-demand streaming library can enjoy ESPN+ on Hulu. Subscribers to The Disney Bundle will automatically have access to ESPN+ content integrated into their Hulu experience, starting today.
There’s more to come as part of the new combination effort with Hulu subscribers being able to purchase and watch ESPN+ pay-per-view events via ESPN+ on Hulu (including exclusive extra-cost UFC PPV events) by summer 2021.
ESPN+ programming brings to Hulu exclusive UFC events, NHL, college sports (including football, basketball and nearly a dozen other sports from 20 conferences), top domestic and international soccer (Bundesliga, Serie A, FA Cup, MLS, Copa Del Rey, EFL Championship, Carabao Cup, Eredivisie, and more), Golf (coverage from the PGA Tour, Players Championship, The Masters and PGA Championship), MLB, Top Rank Boxing, Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby and cricket, and more.
Beyond sports, exclusive ESPN+ Original series and studio shows are also available including Peyton’s Places, Stephen A’s World, SportsNation, The Fantasy Show, Why Not Us, Futbol Americas, America’s Caddie, Detail, ESPN FC, Bettor Days, Our Time, The Ultimate Fighter, Dana White’s Contender Series, and many more, plus exclusive access to the entire library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films.
ESPN+ programming will seamlessly integrated and available alongside Hulu’s award-winning Originals, incredible library of past and current shows, plus new and classic movies.